neprātība

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From neprāts (irrationality) +‎ -ība (with neprāts from ne- +‎ prāts (reason, understanding, mind)).

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Noun[edit]

neprātība f (4th declension)

  1. folly, foolishness (lack of reason; behavior, action not well thought out, contrary to the principles of reason)
    apvaldīt savu neprātību — to moderate, to control one's folly
    neprātībā nezina, ko dara — in (his) folly (he) doesn't know what he is doing
    izdarīt neprātību — to do something foolish
    protams, bija tīrā neprātība ziemas laikā doties kājām tik garā ceļā — of course, it was sheer folly to go walking such a long way in winter
    ko lai sacītu uz tādām neprātībām — what can one say to such follies?

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